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... the airmen and their mechanics , the radio experts , film producers , popular journalists and industrial chemists . They are the indeterminate stratum at which the older class distinctions are beginning to break down .
Nothing was more desolating at the beginning of this war than the way in which the whole of the older generation conspired to pretend that it was the war of 1914-18 over again . All the old duds were back on the job , twenty years older ...
As attempts to stir up patriotic feeling , the red posters issued by the Chamberlain government at the beginning of the war broke all depth - records . Yet they could not have been much other than they were , for how could Chamberlain ...
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It seems harsh to criticise George Orwell's optimism when he implies that socialism has become inevitable: he was writing in 1941, I thought so in 1980. Sadly, Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher and ... Read full review